Category Archives: coronavirus

Rhode Island mayor proposes $10M reparations spending plan

Rhode Island mayor proposes $10M reparations spending plan

Providence’s mayor proposed spending $10 million in federal coronavirus pandemic aid on financial literacy and homeownership, workforce training, small business development and other programs recently recommended by the city’s reparations commission.MORE

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has ‘very mild symptoms’

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has ‘very mild symptoms’

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” the White House said, as new variants of the highly contagious virus challenge the nation’s efforts to get back to normal after two and a half years of pandemic disruptions.MORE

RI devotes $4.8 million to boost outdoor activities

RI devotes $4.8 million to boost outdoor activities

Rhode Island is distributing $4.8 million in grants to 21 business entities, including seven cities and towns to support restaurants and other businesses with outdoor activities, expanding al fresco dining and sales that began at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.MORE

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